Marco Reus from Borussia Dortmund gets better and better after his cruciate ligament injury. Now the attacker has talked about the upcoming World Cup and his ordeal.
“I would be lying if I said that I do not think about the World Cup, I have a good chance if I play well, I do not make it a secret that it is a big goal to be there, I really want to be there” said Reus in an interview with “bundesliga.com”.
For the finals in Russia, the 29-time national team of the DFB-Elf good chances to defend a title. “I think the quality is even higher than in 2014. The games are getting even closer as many teams have improved their game, and it will all come down to details, but everyone knows that Germany is a real tournament team.
In view of his serious injury, the BVB star speaks of a “difficult time”. “I’ve experienced a lot and suffered many setbacks, it’s part of life, but I always try to give everything, to be healthy and to recover,” Raus commented on his downtime.
“Injury was complicated”
In addition, the 28-year-old is far from 100 percent: “I can only reach the level that I expect from myself if I stay fit for a few months or even one to two years, but in general I think positively . ”
Nevertheless, the long pause had worried him: “When the season started, I was far from being able to think about team practice because I could not walk until late in rehabilitation.” The injury was complicated, but I always knew that Time would come when things would turn out for the better. “